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Lithuania declares state of emergency due to influx of migrants from Belarus

Christian Fernsby |
The Lithuanian government has decided to declare a state of emergency, due to the influx of illegal migrants coming through the border with Belarus, reports Delfi.

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Interior Minister Agnė Bilotaitė is heading the emergency operation.

It is noted that over the past 24 hours Lithuanian border guards detained 150 illegal migrants. This is almost three times more than the previous daily records.